Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and the Government Bailout Will Make Things Worse

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 9, 2009 - Business & Economics - 194 pages
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With a foreword from Ron Paul, Meltdown is the free-market answer to the Fed-created economic crisis. As the new Obama administration inevitably calls for more regulations, Woods argues that the only way to rebuild our economy is by returning to the fundamentals of capitalism and letting the free market work.
 

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User Review  - carrstone1 - LibraryThing

Wow! No doubt in my mind that all herein is correct but then, I've been part of the choir for some time. The material is presented simply (which is good, right?) and the conclusions should flow like ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tazy - Borders

This was a wonderful book. Easy to read and gave great insights into the problems and causes. I recommend it to anyone interested in learning how our economy got to this point. Read full review

Contents

Title Page
HOW GOVERNMENT CREATED THE HOUSING BUBBLE
THE GREAT WALL STREET BAILOUT
HOW GOVERNMENT CAUSES THE BOOMBUST BUSINESS
GREAT MYTHS ABOUT THE GREAT DEPRESSION
MONEY
WHAT NOW?
Acknowledgements
INDEX
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is a senior fellow of the Mises Institute and host of The Tom Woods Show, which releases a new episode every weekday. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard and his master’s, M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University.

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